Robert W. Stover Jr.

Robert W. Stover Jr., 52, of Denver, died Feb. 23.

Born Nov. 2, 1960, in Kingston, he was the son of Robert W. Stover of Falls and Beryle Cordes Stover of Pittston. He was a 1978 graduate of West Side Vocational Technical High School and was an Army veteran, serving with the 82nd Airborne Division from 1980 to 1984. He was a member of the Special Forces Rangers and participated in the rescue mission of the captive hostages during the Iran hostage crisis in 1980. Robert was employed as an industrial welder in Colorado for many years. He was a member of Falls United Methodist Church.

Also surviving are a son, Robert W. Stover III, Lake Winola; two sisters, Pastor Ginger Daubenhauser and husband, Jack, Dunmore; and Terri Remetta, Wilkes-Barre; a nephew; and six nieces.

A celebration of life and military honors will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in the Howard J. Snowdon Funeral Home, 1810 Sanderson Ave., Scranton, with the Rev. Arthur W. Davis as officiating clergy. Interment, private at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call Monday from 10 until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 1546 Monsey Ave., Scranton, PA 18509.

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Howard J Snowdon Funeral Home
1810 Sanderson Avenue Scranton, PA 18509
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Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 2, 2013